The Villas Senior Care Community is proud to provide a comprehensive therapy program known as "Villas Total Rehab", or VTR.
VTR offers Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy administered by state licensed professionals under the supervision of Dr. Gill, our Medical Director. We have a 24-bed Rehabilitation Unit in our Skilled Nursing facility.
The goal of our short-term rehabilitation center is to maximize the residents independent functioning and self-esteem while minimizing the family’s stress. Our rehabilitation professionals’ design customized programs including physical activity for our residents and your loved ones that provide opportunities for individuals to return to a secure level of functioning and living accommodations.
Our commitment is to provide the residents with appropriate therapeutic services to achieve and maintain the highest level of independence while improving quality of life. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring a person’s ability to return to the prior level of function after a disabling injury or illness. Rehabilitation is an integral part in recovery. A collaborative approach is used to ensure the goals are appropriate for the individual. The therapy department wants residents to achieve their rehab potential and meet the residents/caregivers goals. The rehabilitation department provides licensed professional in physical, occupational and speech therapy.
Our highly skilled healthcare team delivers medical and rehabilitation services for many conditions including, but not limited to:
- Post-surgery recovery
- Joint replacements
- Hip replacements
- Fractured hips
- Knee replacements
- Orthopedic injuries
- Cardiac-related diagnosis or conditions
- Cancer care
- Diabetes management
- Pulmonary/respiratory conditions
- Stroke and other neurological conditions
- IV therapy
- Wound Care
- Gastrointestinal conditions
- Complicated medical situations
Physical therapy addresses important elements in the treatment of individuals with physical limitations or generalized weaknesses impacting ambulation and overall strength. The goal is to achieve the highest level of independence and maintain the highest quality of life. Skilled physical therapy treatments may include:
- Balance training
- Bed mobility
- Gait training
- Assistive device training (including walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc.)
- Pain management
- Amputee care and prosthetics
- Osteopathic release
- Strength training and coordination
- Functional maintenance programs
- Restorative programs
- Home evaluations to assess safety upon returning home
- Caregiver education
- Ultrasound/Electrical Stimulation
Occupational therapy provides treatment programs based on PURPOSEFUL ACTIVITY to help an individual with activities of daily living to be as independent as possible and achieve the highest quality of life. Skilled occupational therapy may include:
- Fine and gross motor skills
- Activities of daily living techniques including bathing, dressing, toileting, hygiene and home management tasks
- Assistive devices/adaptive equipment
- Upper body strengthening and coordination
- Home evaluation to increase safety upon discharge from facility
- Caregiver education
Speech therapy provides evaluation and treatment for speech-language, communication, hearing, cognition, and swallowing disorders. The goal is to improve expressive/receptive language and cognitive-linguistic skills to enhance functional communication. Also, residents with difficulty swallowing/chewing food may benefit from a speech-swallowing evaluation to achieve and maintain the least restrictive diet consistency and improve quality of life. Skilled speech therapy treatment may include:
- Receptive/expressive language therapy
- Aural rehabilitation
- Aphasia treatment
- Oral motor exercise
- Cognitive-Linguistic retraining
- Dysphagia management
- Caregiver education
The unit provides a protective and secure environment with a separate dining room and lounge area, and a private secured outdoor courtyard.
Our full-time activities director designs a customized program of physical medicine that provides seniors with the greatest opportunity to return to their prior level of function and living that is also based on his or her ability and interest.
All staff on the unit receives specialized training in caring for the residents. Family members are encouraged to participate as much as possible in their loved one’s care.
Caring for these residents in a safe and loving environment, while extending individual independence as long as possible, and supporting all family members with compassion are part of the quality care provided.
Our overall goal is to get our rehabilitation patients back to their highest possible level of function. Contact us today to learn more about VTR!